A Lonely Planet New York City guidebook as seen in 2010. The company is closing several offices but plans on still publishing guidebooks. Razian / Flicker.com
Skift Take: It is more than symbolic that Lonely Planet is closing a facility in Australia, where it was born. It’s indeed lonely for anyone traveling these days, and Lonely Planet’s future will hinge on millions of travelers getting back out there in unfamiliar cities.